Hospice News June 6, 2023
Compassus and VNS Health have formed a value-based collaboration aimed at improving access, awareness and quality of hospice and palliative care services.
The two home-based care organizations are joining forces in a Medicare Advantage (MA) Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) model partnership. Through the collaboration, VNS Health and Compassus will help MA health plans to manage patient populations within the hospice component of VBID, often called the hospice carve-in.
The two organizations’ similar approaches to end-of-life care delivery and quality improvement were a large part of the “genesis” that brought them together, according to Jordan Holland, vice president of value-based contracting at Compassus. The collaboration will allow both organizations to expand both the “depth” and “breadth” of hospice and palliative reach...